DIANTHUS deltoides 'Roseus'

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DIANTHUS deltoides 'Roseus'

Maiden Pink
[Confetti Carmine Pink]
Select Item No. DA214

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Cultivar. Origin native to Europe and Asia: dry grasslands, roadsides and heaths.
Special Features: DIANTHUS deltoids 'Roseus' is moderate self seeding at appropiate places.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: bright pink
Natural Flowering Period: June - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: simple, narrow, linear-lanceolate, glabrous, dull, deep green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Usage: for the rock garden / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.18182 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
5500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
0.5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
early spring - late summer
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 5 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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